Become a leader of the future

Fourth edition | VUB University, Brussels,
10 – 12 April 2024

The Consumer Leadership Academy (CLA) is a free of charge intensive course designed to stimulate informed discussion from all sides of the major policy debates shaping the future of consumerism, with a particular focus on digital transformation and sustainability.
The last edition was hosted at VUB University, EDPS, and the European Parliament in Brussels, with a focus on “Empowering Consumers in the Era of Artificial Intelligence”.


CLA Lisbon 2023 wrap-up

Runtime 2′ 28″

The key moments of the CLA Lisbon focused on discussions surrounding “Consumers’ Rights and Use of Digital Content.” This thematic emphasis reflects our strategic goal to highlight the widespread use of digital content and online resources in consumers’ daily lives.

Who should attend?

The CLA welcomes a diverse audience, including policy and thought leaders. Engage in insightful lectures, workshops and panel sessions tailored for industry professionals, academics, researchers, innovators, government and institutions representatives and delegates from consumer associations. Join the CLA for a dynamic convergence of perspectives, fostering cross-disciplinary dialogue and advancing consumer leadership on a global scale.

The goals of the program:

– To strengthen your skills and understanding of consumer rights online

– To offer frameworks and tools to enhance consumer empowerment online

– To drive collaboration through the development of action-oriented outcomes, exercises and networking

What to expect

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    The CLA program consists of three main modules, divided into six half-day sessions, for a total of three face-to-face class days

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    The modules will be taught by an international and diversified faculty

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    Class size

    The class will consist of approximately 20 people

Would you like to attend our next Academy at King’s College in London?

If you like to take part, please feel free to apply or get in touch.